MPT Guest Speaker: William Fraker
The Academy of Art University and the School of Motion Pictures & Television is proud to
announce a guest lecture by famed cinematographer William Fraker. The event will be held on
Tuesday, May 2nd at 7pm in the 79 New Montgomery Theater.
About William Fraker
William A. Fraker, ASC received the American Society of Cinematographers' Lifetime
Achievement Award at the 14th Annual ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards on February 20, 2000, at
the Century Plaza Hotel. He has compiled nearly 45 feature film credits as a cinematographer during
a career that has spanned some 32 years, and is still going. Fraker recently completed principal
photography for New Line's
Town and Country, and
Rules of Engagement for Paramount.
He has earned five Academy Award nominations for cinematography, including
Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977),
Heaven Can Wait (1979),
War Games (1983) and
Murphy's Romance (1986), and another nomination for visual effects for
1941. His body of work also includes such classics as
Rosemary’s Baby, and
Paint Your Wagon.